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Gumbo Limbo Villas

400 mtrs East and 200 mtrs South of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

You can't visit Santa Teresa, I should say - Costa Rica in general, without a stay at Gumbo Limbo. Our stay was hands down the best part of our trip. The location could not be better - on a hill right off the main road - close to all restaurants and the beach. In my opinion, the best place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Staying at Gumbo Limbo was the best decision we made during our vacation at Costa Rica. Fortunately Gumbo Limbo is located off of Santa Teresa’s main street thus being very central to many of the local stores. As a bonus, due to its location on the hillside, it is also isolated from the noise of the town. Gumbo Limbo provides... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at Gumbo Limbo for the first time and were very satisfied. We wanted to be close enough to the main road to be a part of the fun stuff but far enough away that we didn't have to deal with the dust and noise. The dust is awful during the dry season and you definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you want to be in a quiet and fresh place in Santa Teresa ... ( up in the mountain the air it's just beautiful )That's the place it's in the mountain full of nature and peaceful especial for a couple :) I just renew myself there it's awesome for meditate :) totally going back also you can see if... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Stayed for 5 days. This is very close to downtown and all the local establishments. The place is up a pretty steep hill, so a 4X4 is a must, but literally 1/8th of a mile from the main strip. The staff, especially Juan were fantistic. The views from the pool are the best in the city. There are 4 bungalows... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We spent some of our best time during our stay in Santa Teresa. This beautiful and nature surrounded villas have the best panoramic views in town and you will be able to see the best of Costa Rican flora and fauna. Clean rooms, a friendly staff and a great swimming pool makes Gumbo Limbo the best option you can take!

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Milton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed for three nights and loved it here. Our villa had two rooms and a great view from a private terrace. There is a small pool in front of the villa which is very nice. The hotel is on the mountain/hill which is nice because it is quiet and in a very natural surrounding. The hill is difficult to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Was supposed to stay there for 2 nights for my birthday and lucky me had some friends who made a surprise reservation in another hotel for me and my wife. The Villa that was assigned to us is not even close to what they advertise in their website, very poor maintenance and totally different layout. Though in house staff are... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Amazing view of the ocean, very clean and great breakfast. This villas were the highlight of our trip, we stayed 4 nights, but we wanted to stay more. The town is very nice and the beaches are incredible. The hospitality of the owners was amazing. We will definitely come back!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights, it was good but we were left just a bit disappointed. Don't get me wrong, its a lovely place but its more a B&B than the boutique hotel they market it as on the website. Its under new management , they're great guys but it they're their to surf, not run a hotel. The... More 

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